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adults to own marijuana for nonmedical use. john blackstone reports from seattle that supporters wasted no time celebrating. >> three two, one! >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, there were cheers in seattle as marijuana officially became legal in washington state. an impromptu celebration was held appropriately enough at the space needle a seattle high point. did you ever think you would see this day? >> i certainly did not. i did not. kind of glad it's here now. >> reporter: the air was filled with the scent of victory. for those who campaigned for this night. although that itself is stretching the new law. it is not legal to use marijuana in public just like alcohol. and while it is now legal for those 21 and over to buy marijuana, it is not yet legal to sell it. the state still has to write rules for licensing marijuana retailers. >> this is the beginning -- >> reporter: washington voters passed the law partly because of the efforts of one well traveled resident of the state. >> i'm rick steves. >> reporter: who has hosted his travel television show was t
in the night game between washington and dallas. the winner gets the nfc east and will host seattle. all right, raiders business, finally, the wait was over for raider quarterback, prior. prior, first nfl start today at san san. 2nd quarter. 10-0 chargers. how about the first career touchdown pass to bay. a 9-yard strike makes it 10-7. 3rd quarter, rivers, alexander, 44 yard strike. chargers increase the lead. raiders were not done. prior, on a naked bootleg gets in 3 yards out and it is 24-14. a 10-yard, 10-point game. then, after a blocked punt, he struck again. moore, for a touchdown. now, the 3-point game with 2 minutes left. oakland had no timeouts left. they needed the kick. but, san diego could recover and would run out the clock and win it by 24-21. >> you guys really did not give up. rain coming down and everything. >> fantastic. >> yes. to have -- to be with a group of teammates like this and the guys that keep on fights. just like all year. guys kept fighting. i knew it did not go right. guys kept tripping and scratching the plate. that is what you want. that tells you the future if
is a white man in his 20s about 6 feet tall with short cropped hair. he wore a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> plans to reduce firefighting service will be the focus of a meeting at the contra costa county fire protection district. among the actions being considered closing several fire stations. the district has to cut back after measure q failed to get a two-thirds majority. it was for a parcel tax to fund fire services. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors is expected to give final approval today to ban public nudity. protestors stripped at san francisco city hall last month when supervisors gave preliminary approval to the ban. they plan to do so today. >> reporter: president obama is keeping a close eye on a week lon strike at two southern california ports. 800 members at the port of los angeles and long beach have been working without a contract for two years. the clerks don't handle cargo but dock workers are refusing to cross picket lines forcing a shutdown of those terminals. the strike is costing the u.s. up to $1 billion a day and it could delay shipme
degrees. 46 degrees in seattle. >>> this is the 71st anniversary of the day that will live in infamy. president franklin roosevelt words to describe the attack on pearl harbor. japanese war planes attacked the base in hawaii. the surprise attack killed more than 2400 american sailors and soldiers and wiped out the pacific fleet. the attack propelled the u.s. into world war ii. >> roger ebert is in a chicago hospital being treated for a hip fracture. he's 70 years old. he's suffered from several major health problems in the past several years. ebert posted on twitter he didn't need surgery. doctors are determining when he'll be released from the hospital. >>> a student in northern turkey is recovering from minor injuries after the bridge he was walking on collapsed. the security camera caught the moment the bridge gave way. it collapsed because it was weighted down with too much snow. >> a bionic suit is giving hope to victims of spinal cord injuries. robert webb tested a strap on skeleton that used computers and sensors to move his legs. he says he's looking forward to doing normal t
charged with killing susie coe's. they were arrested near seattle. they're accused of killing coe during a crime spree in october after breaking out of jail. >>> investigators are looking into a fire that forced two san jose restaurants to evacuate. it was reported just after 9 last night at san felipe road, and no flames were visible but there was a lot of smoke at this restaurant. pasta pomoadora a they traced the source to a crawl space near an outdoor electrical sign. >>> a christian youth group in oakland, thieves broke into their van and stole luggage, ids and $12,000. it happened while the group was eating lunch at a restaurant. they were just starting their 5 day trip. >>> san francisco crabbers are even crabbier after an oregon fishing boat crossed their picket line. the locals are on strike. fish brokers want to lower the price of crab from 3 bucks a pound to as low as 1.80 but the crab boat association says no deal. things got a little heated when a boat came in from oregon with a catch. >> i'm just trying to move a little product to try to keep the wheels turning and keep eve
seattle. they're accused of killing coe during a crime spree in october after breaking out of jail. >>> investigators are looking into a fire that forced two san jose restaurants to evacuate. it was reported just a after 9 last night at san felipe in the city's ever green area. no flames were visible but there was plenty of smoke at the restaurants pasta pomodoro. traced the source to a crawl space. >>> a phone call and a persistent brother are credited for the rescue of a woman stranded in the snow in the sierra for six days, nearly a week. a friend of paula lane's family called to say that he had a vision that she was still alive and near a lake. lane's brother had been searching for her since she disappeared with her boyfriend last week. he refused to stop the search in remote alpine county. >> he had this feeling. i don't know what to tell you. we thought we can't stop him. we just knew, let him do what he felt he had to do and god help him, he did the right thing. >> it certainly paid off. paula lane is now recovering in a nevada hospital. her boyfriend was found dead in the s
in the country. >> we have more pedestrian crashes than cities like chicago, seattle and boston. >> reporter: as chief of surgery at san francisco general hospital, dr. peggy knudson sees pedestrian injuries almost every day. >> you could get hit by a vehicle, you're going to get hurt. if you are an adult, the way that you're struck by cars, you' likely to have pelvic fractures, lower extremity fractures, rib fractures. if you are a child, you're going to get tossed and you're most likely to have a severe head injury. >> reporter: and in san francisco, two pedestrians are hit on average every, single day. with 17 deaths each year costing the public more than $15 million. that's got the attention of mayor ed lee. >> we pick this day and this time and this area here to make this announcement that we have a pedestrian strategy that's going on a serious one. >> reporter: a citywide effort targeting hot spots urging drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention, a challenge when some feel texting is just not that dangerous. >> not if you are with a group of people. >> reporter: dr. kim mu
northwest. it'll be rain in seattle and portland. but the mountains will see very heavy snow. could see a few inches with this storm around denver. but the real significant snows and the worst weather is going to run from omaha right through milwaukee. that's where we could see blizzard conditions and some very significant snows. maybe up to a foot of snow in some areas. chicago has gone without snow now for a record 289 days. that is the last time they had an accumulating snow. it looks like that streak is going to end by thursday night. we could see several inches of snow in chicago and very strong winds. maybe over 50 miles per hour with some blowing snow as well. >> david bernard, thanks. time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says a new study has found no clear evidence linking 9/11 debris to cancer. six months ago the federal government added cannes tore the list of diseases covered by the world trade center fund. but the new york city health department found people exposed to debris and dust at ground zero did not have a high
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